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ago. romney got a c, mccain got a c+, the press got a lower grade, the voters gave themselves a lower grade. four years ago they gave themselves a b; this year they gave themselves, just a c. now part of that is partisanship. it was mostly the republicans who had a lower opinion of how the voters performed, but none the less, it fit with a very negative take on this campaign. >> sreenivasan: so there is also this underlying tension between the diminishing hope in the electorate and increase in anger. >> yeah, i mean there is no question about it. a public who says, we would like to see... 67% saying we would like to see republicans work with obama and make some compromise, and we find 72% saying that they want to see obama make some compromises with republicans. but then we ask people what do you expect, and they don't expect any... a majority say they don't expect things to get better, and 14% say they expect it to get worse. so you have 2/3 with a negative outlook. and part of it has to do with the opinions of voters themselves. republicans... only 46% of republicans, the base, wa
that on the color wheel my skin tone is semi gloss romney voter. one, two, me. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: it's him, right down to the signature eyebrow and the finger point. >> it is 100% accurate i'm happy to say down to every freckle, every wrinkle, every player. i even sent them a dvd -- every player. i even sent them a dvd of my latest colonoscopy. >> reporter: right down the hallway is oprah, katie couric, al rokery king and one of larry king's groupies. colbert was raised in south carolina but born in washington. so he says he enjoys visiting d.c. >> it reminds me of my infancy and a lot of infantile behavior. >> reporter: he says his kids will visit the wax museum. will it freak them out? >> of course. it freaks me out. >> reporter: when asked if he has a message for congress. >> they're still here? all of them? >> reporter: they're still here. >> reporter: speaking of shirking responsibilities. >> this little fellow will come in handy the next time i get called for jury duty. >> reporter: to sum it up he enjoys being graced by his own presence. >> can i lick me? >> you can
obama's gifts to minority voters. how can the gop reinvent itself post romney? and surprising revelations in david petraeus' testimony on capitol hill today. he said he knew immediately after the attack in libya who was responsible but then something changed. let's go "outfront." i'm tom foreman in for erin burnett. "outfront" tonight on the edge of war. israeli military preparing for a possible ground invasion into gaza. hundreds of israeli troops have been moved to the gaza border and another 75,000 reservists are being called to serve as the violence intensifies. this as president obama gets the phone call from the israeli prime minister to get an update on the tent situation and gets briefed by henry morrissey who he hopes can dissuade the conflict. ten people have been killed in gaza and three people in israel. today they released their largest air raid in decades, including jerusalem. their air sirens echoed. two rockets hit south of the holy city, always considered off-limits, even by militants. hamas also fired several rockets at the coastal city of tel aviv. in this d
? in particular, health care. romney said "with hwith hispani voters, free health care was a big plus. plus, with regards to young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gift. free contraceptives were very big with young college-aged women. there was instant backlash from republicans. >> this is not where the republican party needs to go. look, we want -- if you want voters to like you, the first thing you've got to do is to like them first. and it's certainly not helpful to tell voters that you think their votes were bought. that's not a way to show them that you respect them, you like them. we need to stop talking down to voters. >> maria cardona and amy holmes are back with me now. amy, you heard that there. sour grapes or does mitt romney have a point? >> well, you know, the president did campaign on those issues, but whether or not he won because of them is a separate question. and republicans are supposed to be the party of personal responsibility. so i can understand why governor jindal was none too pleased with mitt romney's assessment. >> and maria,
at exactly what went wrong. for mitt romney to talk about gifts and insult american voters is something that is not good. and what surprises me is how quickly republicans have run away from mitt romney. >> he said almost exactly the same thing the night he won the nevada caucus. almost the same quote. >> obviously these ideas have been in his mind for a while. what does the fiscal cliff mean for you? we're taking a closer look at what almost every american stands to lose in a matter of weeks. stay with us. you're in "the situation room." n from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 convenient locations. best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. i love the fact that quicken loans provides va loans. quicken loans understood the details and guided me through every step of the process. i know wherever the military sends me, i can depend on quicken l
. smart conservatives know this is no way to treat a potential voter. it was put this way in the "new york post." romney didn't say the election came out as it did because obama's team outplayed and outfoxed his. he should have because that's the truth. he said obama won the second term through essentially bribery. i have three rules for both parties as they converge to do their jobs. respect the vote are. respect each other's offices and search hard for common ground. that's what we should be doing and guiding our country's conversation. not trashing the people who voted against you but respecting the fact that they did for your own good. washington bureau chief from mother jones and our political analyst. let's take a look at some of this stuff from john mccain. four years since john mccain lost his presidential bid, ten days since mitt romney lost but they are holding a grudge against the president and their bitter comments this week. listen to romney's conference calm about obama's gifts and mccain's gifts about obama ally susan rice. >> what the president, the president's campaign did
romney was saying. the republicans have a lot of things to think about, not of which is their growing problem with hispanic voters. that is the big growing group in this country. republicans are still largely a party of white people and older white people. that group is getting smaller and smaller. they haven't figured out what to do yet, but they do know that talking about the people who vote against you, whether it be the 47% or they just like to get gifts is not the best way to get started. >> so, chuck, your president obama now and you have a second term. what is at the top of his agenda? how does he prioritize what he is going to do? >> first, obviously, the fiscal cliff that you're talking about is the big thing on his plate right now. it will determine so much what happens after that. i think the big possibility that could sort of rival health care which was the big accomplishment in the first term, for all of the problems that he had, it would be immigration reform. he talked a good bit about that in the news conference. it would be a big, big achievement that past presidents
conservatives know this is no way to treat a potential voter. a columnist i usually only agree with about movies put it this wa way in his new york post column today. romney didn't say that the election had come out as it did because obama's team had outplayed and outfoxed his. he should have because that's the truth. rather, he said that obama had won the second term essentially through bribery. well, look, i have three rules for both parties as they converge now to do their jobs. respect the voter, respect each other's offices, and search hard for common ground. those are what we should be doing, and that should be the way we're guiding our country's conversation today. not trashing the people who voted against you. but respecting the fact that they did for your own good. david corn is washington bureau chief for mother jones, and joy reid is managing editor of the grio. both are msnbc political analysts. look, let's take a look at some of the stuff from john mccain here. it's been four years since john mccain lost his presidential bid. just ten days since mitt romney lost, but they still are
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